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WE Acquires Two Off-Net Sitcoms

9/23/2003 8:04 AM Eastern

WE: Women’s Entertainment signed an acquisition agreement with Sony Pictures
Television for 46 episodes of Ned and Stacey and 55 episodes of The
Naked Truth
.

The half hour comedies will be stripped weeknights beginning Oct. 20 as part
of a new comedy block on the Rainbow Media Holdings Inc.-owned women’s-targeted
network. Naked Truth will launch the block at 6:30 p.m., followed by
prior acquisition Two Guys and a Girl at 7 p.m. and Ned at 7:30
p.m.

Ned and Stacey stars Debra Messing (Will & Grace) and Thomas
Haden Church (Wings) as two strangers with completely opposite
personalities who not only become roommates, but make a deal to pretend to be
newlyweds.

The Naked Truth stars Téa Leoni as a quirky reporter who struggles to
balance a budding career and a demanding personal life.

WE currently has 52 million subscribers.

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